Famous Northern Irish Singers

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Van Morrison
(Singer)
Van Morrison
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Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

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Ronan Keating
(Singer)
Ronan Keating
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Birthdate: March 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Swords, Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Johnny McDaid
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Birthdate: July 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Londonderry
Indie rock/pop singer, songwriter, and producer John McDaid has been part of bands such as Snow Patrol and Vega4. He is also known for his collaborations with popular artists, mostly with Ed Sheeran. He co-wrote Sheeran’s chartbusting track Shape of You and co-produced his platinum album X.
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 4 
Feargal Sharkey
(Singer and Lead Vocalist of Punk Band ‘The Undertones’)
Feargal Sharkey
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Birthdate: August 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Feargal Sharkey is a Northern Irish singer best known for his association with the popular rock band The Undertones where he was the lead vocalist. Also known for his contribution to the UK's commercial music industry, Sharkey was appointed OBE for services to music during the 2019 Birthday Honours. A fly fisherman, Sharkey also campaigns against the pollution of rivers.

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Samantha Mumba
(Singer)
Samantha Mumba
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Birthdate: January 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Shane Lynch
(Singer)
Shane Lynch
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Birthdate: July 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Damian McGinty
(Singer)
Damian McGinty
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Birthdate: September 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Gary Lightbody
(Lead Singer & Rhythm Guitarist of the Alternative Rock Band 'Snow Patrol')
Gary Lightbody
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Birthdate: June 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

Best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Northern Irish-Scottish alternative rock band Snow Patrol, Gary Lightbody soared to fame with hit tracks such as Chasing Cars. He was also part of the Scottish indie rock supergroup The Reindeer Section. He also owns a foundation that supports multiple charities.

 9 
Tara McNeill
(Singer)
Tara McNeill
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Birthdate: July 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Antrim, Northern Ireland
 10 
Eric Bell
(Musician)
Eric Bell
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Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Liam Clancy
(Musician)
Liam Clancy
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Birthdate: September 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
Died: December 4, 2009
 12 
Ruby Murray
(Singer)
Ruby Murray
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Birthdate: March 29, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Donegall Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: December 17, 1996
 13 
Josef Locke
(Singer)
Josef Locke
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Birthdate: March 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Derry, Ireland
Died: October 15, 1999
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Tim Wheeler
(Singer)
Tim Wheeler
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Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
 15 
Andrea Begley
(Singer)
Andrea Begley
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Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pomeroy, Northern Ireland
 16 
Finbarr Donnelly
(Singer)
Finbarr Donnelly
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Birthdate: April 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: June 18, 1989
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George Millar
(Singer)
George Millar
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Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Ballymena, Northern Ireland